We can help pay your college tuition!

The Scholars of Promise program provides low-income, graduating high school students an opportunity to access a college education without worrying about how to pay for it.

Scholars of Promise students and staff

Program benefits

Tuition Assistance: We cover tuition and fee costs that grants and scholarships do not for up to six consecutive semesters - summers excluded. 

Mentorship: Work with a mentor your first year, become a mentor your second year. 

Financial Aid Application Assistance: Dedicated support through focused application completion workshops.

Academic Support: Academic advising and career counseling focused on SoP students.

Volunteer Opportunities: Our newsletter helps you complete the required eight hours of service per term. 

Promise to Promise: Direct college transfer opportunities with UW-Madison's Scholars of Promise program.

Not a high school senior?

You can stay connected to Scholars of Promise by doing the following:

  • Attending a Madison College Smart Start session.
  • Invite Madison College Recruiters to your school or community event.
  • Take a virtual tour of Madison College campus.
  • Take the ACT as a junior, and send us your results using the Madison College code, 4615.